History of Ideas in South Asia Tuesday September 25, 2012 MIT Room 4-144 7:30 PM Sulbha Janak Dialogue in the Shanti Parva of Mahabharata Last week we discussed Sulbhaâs answers to Janakâs questions about Whence and Whither of Human Existence and all beings.After sorting out the questions of hermeneutics Sulbha launches a discourse on Ontology.She is a proponent of Sankhya. Janakâs Guru Panchshikha is also an expert of Sankhya.Through this dialogue Vyas brings out the basis tenets of... Topics: sulba, janak, mahabharata, boston
Vaisampayana begins telling the Mahabharata, beginning by telling us that Vyasa spent three years daily working on the poem. Following that, we hear about the Fishy-Fragrant Satyavati and Vyasa's birth. Topics: Mahabharata, Satyavati, Vaisampayana, Vyasa
Mahabharata Sanskrit - Hindi by Pandit Ramnarayan, Gita Press. Total 6 books. The Mahabharata or Mahābhārata (Sanskrit: महाभारतम्, Mahābhāratam, pronounced [məɦaːˈbʱaːrət̪əm]) is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Ramayana. Besides its epic narrative of the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and the Pandava princes, the Mahabharata contains philosophical and devotional material, such as a discussion of the four... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Mahabharata, Mahabharat, Gita, Bhagavad Gita
I'm excited to announce that the first episode of my podcast about the Mahabharata is now available. There are more episodes to come shortly. This one is just a brief introduction to let you know what this project is all about. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Ancient India, Epic, Mahabharata, Podcast, India, Mahabharat
This podcast is for anyone interested in the epic literature of India, its spiritual philosophy, the life & background of Krishna, or any of the fascinating stories of the great epic the Mahabharata. Topics: India, Krishna, Mahabharata, spiritual philosophy, podcast
The story begins. In this episode I describe how the Mahabharata begins, with the storyteller Ugrasravas telling the hermits in the forest about the great Snake Sacrifice of King Janamejaya, and how Vyasa's composition was told during the festivities. Topics: Janamejaya, Mahabharata, Naimisha Forest, Snake Sacrifice, Ugrasravas
Aleksandr Andreyevich Semenenko's report "On Rigveda and Mahabharata cult in connection with their dating" at the IXth regional scientific conference of the History Department of Voronezh State University "Authority and society: Practises of interaction and conficts" (Voronezh City, February the second, 2015). Topics: Rigveda, Rigvedic Monotheism, Agni and his secret names, Rudra in Rigveda, Shiva in Rigveda,...
As per Panin, Amarakosha and Patanjali, The word Laxmi is a derivation from the Sanskrit lakshi (Denotative of feminine gender) Lakshi +echa mutt, whose etymological meaning is one who looks upon the prosperity of mankind and helps for the aims and objects of all the Creatures in Universe. She looks upon the industry of every person. [Panin: “Ashtadhyayi” padac chedavritti vartika tippani sahit” parishkarta Shastri gopaldutta pandeya evam prlhaad-giri, (in two volumes), 1981 Chaukhamba... Topics: Lakshmi, Lakshi Cha Mut, Jashmski, Pompaii, Prayer, Laxmi, Mahabharata
Yudhishthira's enlightened answers to Yama on questions of psychology,metaphysics and ethics.Very much relavant today for personality development,excellence,peace and bliss. Topics: Spirituality, Personality Development, Excellence, Peace, Bliss, Hinduism, Mahabharata
Srimadbhagavadgita is an unfathomable ocean of wisdom,an infinite store of knowledge lies embedded in it. The first chapter 'The Yoga of Dejection of Arjuna' is the introduction to the great teachings delivered to the entire world by God Himself constitutes the 25th chapter of Bhishma-parva of the Mahabharata. Topics: Sprituality, BhagavadGita, PersonalityDevelopment, Excellence, HinduWisdom, MahaBharata, VedaVyasa,...
The Mahabharata of the great Maharishi Veda Vyasa is a treasure trove of knowledge, principles and paradigms. It is written that what is not in the Mahabharata will not be found elsewhere. Written nearly thousands of years ago, the Mahabharata is as yet a source of knowledge, especially modern management principles. This publication takes up the character of Karna, and tries to understand the tragedy of Karna in establishing certain benchmarks in Management that should never be discarded. This... Topics: Mahabharata, Management, Karna, Maharishi Veda Vyasa, Bharat Bhushan
Brihannala is a performance piece (work in progress) by Aniruddhan Vasudevan, recorded live at the Chennai-Madras Local event on March 5, 2011. Venue: Spaces, Besant Nagar, Chennai Scripted, choreographed and performed by Aniruddhan Vasudevan Contact email@example.com for more details. Topics: Aniruddhan, Vasudevan, Brihannala, Mahabharata, queer, performance, dance, India, Chennai, Madras